9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Rosala
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Salo
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Dubai

1
day
Rosala

Rosala ©
On the 11th (Fri), examine the collection at Rosala Viking Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rosala holiday planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rosala is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Rosala, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in January; daily highs in Rosala reach -3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

4
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, and have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rosala to Turku in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Turku are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salo.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): revel in the low prices at Muurla Design Marketing Oy, then don't miss a visit to Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat, then relax in the rural setting at Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo national park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Salo day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Turku to Salo takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salo

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pernio
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy
Muurla Design Marketing Oy ©
Muurla Design Marketing Oy

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